President Muhammadu Buhari, Tuesday joined the individuals of Taraba State of their second of grief as they mourn Hajiya Aisha Jummai Alhassan, former Minister of Ladies Affairs and Social Growth, saying that her loss of life leaves an enormous void in Nigerian politics.
Represented by a delegation led by Engineer Abubakar Aliyu, Minister of State, Works and Housing, President Buhari informed her bereaved father, Alh Abubakar Ibrahim OON, Sarkin Ayyukan Muri, the Emir of Muri, Alhaji Abbas Tafida and the Taraba State Governor, Architect Darius Ishaku that the nation has misplaced a girl chief.
“We misplaced a terrific chief with an indomitable spirit with individuals, particularly the womenfolk at her coronary heart. The late Aisha Alhassan was robust, daring and people-oriented,” mentioned the President.
He prayed to Allah to repose her soul.
A brother of the deceased and former Senator, Abdulaziz Ibrahim who spoke on behalf of the household thanked the President for making their sister a minister and warranted them that they are going to proceed to be with him.
The Emir on his half described loss of life as inevitable. He prayed for the deceased and thanked the President for his assist to the individuals of the state. He urged him to stay calm and steadfast and act decisively to cope with the enemies of the state who he blamed for the safety challenges dealing with the nation.
Governor Ishaku described the late Minister as one of many closest individuals to him: “As soon as she is dedicated to one thing, she stays constant. She was a terrific mobilizer. She served effectively as minister and didn’t inform lies.”
The Governor expressed the appreciation of his administration to the President for the arrogance he has in him. “We respect Mr. President. He cares about us,” mentioned the Governor and expressed his happiness that he didn’t disappoint the President by bringing again peace to the Mambilla plateau. “Mambilla is peaceable at the moment,” he mentioned, hoping that the solidarity and friendship between the state and the centre will proceed.
Different members of the delegation have been Barrister Mohammed Hassan Abdullahi, Minister of State, Science and Expertise and the Senior Particular Assistant to the President, Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu.
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